Category Archive: The Providence School

Dec 18

Photos of The Providence School’s production of ‘The Breakfast Club’


Below are photos from the Wednesday afternoon school performance of “The Breakfast Club” at Providence. A free public performance is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday. Check back for a full story about the making of the production.

Dec 10

The Providence School hosts college sign-up, career fair for high-school seniors

Providence senior Tierra Finisson listened to Big Ass Solutions representative Sherrell Watson as Watson talked about job applications and how her company handles job searches. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Seniors at The Providence School got a chance to plan for their future during school Thursday, Dec. 4, at a college sign-up and career fair. The school’s 19 seniors were assisted with college applications in the morning, and representatives from local businesses and schools visited in the afternoon to give advice about job applications. Lynn …

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Dec 10

The Providence School to perform ‘Breakfast Club’

A creative-expression class at The Providence School in Wilmore will be performing “The Breakfast Club” next week, with daytime performances for Providence students Tuesday and Wednesday and a public performance Thursday. The public performance will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at the school, which is located at 210 S. Lexington Ave. in Wilmore. …

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Nov 24

D.A.R.E. Role Model program starts at The Providence School

Four Providence School D.A.R.E. Role Models helped serve a Thanksgiving meal at Creekside apartments in Nicholasville last week. From left are Samantha Brown, Austin Hood, Christina Lemay and Jacob Hogue. (Photo submitted)

High-school students at The Providence School have a new chance to give back after a D.A.R.E. Role Model program began this fall. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program features curriculum for fifth-graders and seventh-graders in Jessamine County public schools, and students at East Jessamine and West Jessamine high schools have had role-model programs to serve …

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Aug 20

The Providence School wrestles with temperature, maintenance issues in old buildings as staff hope for full-scale renovation

The stone Roberts Wing of The Providence School in Wilmore held students for class Tuesday with new windows installed over the summer. The 1938 building is the oldest still in use as a public school in Jessamine County and had problems with temperature control last year before the window work and replacement of heating and air-conditioning units. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

A lot has changed over the years at 210 S. Lexington Ave. in Wilmore. A school that once housed all of the city’s students from youngest to oldest has seen buildings, names and student populations come and go over eight decades. The campus has once again housed students of all different ages at separate times …

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